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Malaysia sets up task force to probe 1MDB scandal

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Malaysia on Monday set up a task force to probe allegations that billions of dollars were looted from sovereign wealth …

Nearly a year since fall of Iraq's Mosul, hunt for bodies goes on

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Atop an enormous mound of rubble under blistering sun in Iraq's second city Mosul, fire crews and police chip away at a …

Migrant door barely ajar as populists prepare to rule Italy

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The impending arrival of an anti- establishment, far- right government in Italy heralds even more controversy over how …

Germany's Nazi hunters in final straight of race against time

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Tucked away in the picturesque German city of Ludwigsburg, a tiny team of investigators tracks the last surviving Nazi …

Wise seizes first US PGA Tour title at Byron Nelson

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Aaron Wise claimed his first US PGA Tour title Sunday, firing six birdies in a six-under 66 to win the Byron Nelson by …

Trump 'demands' probe of alleged spying on his campaign

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US President Donald Trump demanded Sunday that the Justice Department investigate whether his presidential campaign was …

In breakthrough, surgeon builds windpipes from arteries

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Where others failed, sometimes spectacularly, French surgeon Emmanuel Martinod has helped people whose windpipes have …

Relaxed Tuchel embraces PSG challenge

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Paris Saint-Germain did not waste time turning the page on Unai Emery's time in charge, and the arrival of the …

Iniesta and Torres depart Barcelona and Atletico in style

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Two Spanish giants bid farewell to their boyhood clubs on Sunday as Andres Iniesta waved goodbye to Barcelona and …

Nicaraguan protesters accuse government of breaching truce

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Nicaraguans were back on the streets in their thousands on Sunday to protest what they called a government breach of a …

Russia election meddling probe may end by September 1: Giuliani

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Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani says the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible …

Maduro eyes reelection amid economic ruin in Venezuela

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Venezuelans, reeling under a devastating economic crisis, voted Sunday in an election boycotted by the opposition and …

Erdogan holds controversial election rally in Bosnia

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday addressed thousands of expatriate Turks in Sarajevo at his only …

US, China back off on tariffs, easing trade tensions

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US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin confirmed Sunday that Washington and Beijing have agreed to back off from imposing …

Texans turn to God as school rocked by latest shooting

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Grief-stricken families in southwestern Texas gathered in churches throughout Santa Fe on Sunday seeking spiritual …

Maduro eyes re-election amid economic ruin in Venezuela

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Venezuelans, reeling under a devastating economic crisis, began voting Sunday in an election boycotted by the opposition …

Venezuela's Maduro eyes second term despite economic crisis

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Venezuelans, reeling under a devastating economic crisis, began voting Sunday in an election boycotted by the opposition …

Venezuela's Maduro eyes second term despite economic woes

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Venezuelans, reeling under a devastating economic crisis, began voting Sunday in an election boycotted by the opposition …

IS begins quitting last pocket of Syria's capital

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Islamic State group fighters began evacuating their final stronghold in southern Damascus on Sunday, a monitor said, …

Spain's Podemos head calls leadership vote over luxury home

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The head of Spain's far-left party Podemos has put his leadership to a grassroots vote following an outcry over his …

Harry and Meghan go straight to work after lavish wedding

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Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan began married life on Sunday after their spectacular, rule-breaking wedding, but …

France warns Italy against breaking EU commitments

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The stability of the eurozone will be at stake if a populist new government in Italy fails to keep its financial …

Harry and Meghan shake up royal tradition in star-studded wedding

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the knot at Windsor Castle on Saturday in a royal wedding like no other, mixing …

To fast or not? Free of IS, Syrians in Raqa mark relaxed Ramadan

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To fast or not to fast? For the first time in years, Syrians in Raqa can choose to observe a relaxed Ramadan, without …

Trump, Moon discuss N. Korea's threat to scrap summit

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US President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Sunday discussed North Korea's recent threats to …

African nations vow to recover stolen assets

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Former British prime minister David Cameron two years ago was caught talking about an anti-corruption summit and calling …

US, China agree to abandon trade war: Beijing

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Washington and Beijing have agreed to abandon any trade war and back off from imposing tariffs on each other, Chinese …

Erdogan to hold controversial election rally in Bosnia

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will hold an election rally in Sarajevo Sunday for expatriate Turks, an event …

N. Korea demands Seoul return waitress 'defectors'

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North Korea has demanded Seoul repatriate a dozen waitresses who fled to the South two years ago, just days after …

A Bob Dylan guitar fetches $495,000 at auction

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A guitar that played a key role in Bob Dylan's artistic evolution from folk music to rock fetched a half million at …

Justify wins Preakness, sets stage for Triple Crown bid

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Kentucky Derby winner Justify battled to a gritty victory in the 143rd Preakness Stakes on Saturday to keep the dream of …

EU and Greece reach agreement on latest bailout review

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Greece's creditors have agreed a programme of reforms as the country's third and final bailout comes to an end, the …

Ledecky cruises to 800m free victory in Indianapolis

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Five-time Olympic swimming champion Katie Ledecky capped her first meet as a professional with a dominant victory in the …

Officers 'did what they could' in Texas killings: chief

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Two officers "did what they could" when a teenager opened fire and killed 10 inside a Texas school, their chief said …

Justify wins Preakness to set stage for Triple Crown bid

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Kentucky Derby winner Justify battled to a gritty victory in the 143rd Preakness Stakes on Saturday to keep the dream of …

Ronaldo and Bale score in Real draw as Zinedine son makes debut

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Real Madrid's final Champions League rehearsal was running perfectly on Saturday until Cristiano Ronaldo was substituted …

Cuba plane crash: What we know

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This is what we know about the Boeing passenger plane crash that happened in Cuba on Friday, as the aircraft was taking …

Kentucky Derby winner Justify wins 143rd Preakness Stakes

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Kentucky Derby winner Justify captured the Preakness Stakes at fog-shrouded Pimlico on Saturday, staying on course to …

Japan wins Cannes top prize after Weinstein accuser takes stage

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"Shoplifters", a heartwrenching family tale by Japanese veteran director Hirokazu Kore-eda, won the Palme d'Or top prize …

French director Luc Besson accused of rape, denies 'fantasist' accusations

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A young actress has lodged a complaint for rape against French film director Luc Besson, judicial sources said Saturday, …

US, China reach trade 'consensus' but offer few details: statement

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The United States and China said Saturday they had reached consensus on measures to "substantially" reduce the US trade …

Cuba in mourning after deadliest air crash in nearly 30 years

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Cuba observed a weekend of national mourning for victims of its worst crash in nearly three decades that killed 110 …

Japan wins Cannes top prize with 'Shoplifters' at politically charged fest

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"Shoplifters", a heartwrenching tale by Japanese veteran director Hirokazu Kore-eda about a family of small-time crooks …

French film director Luc Besson accused of rape

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Police in Paris have opened an investigation after an actress accused French film director Luc Besson of rape, judicial …

Film director Luc Besson accused of rape by actress: French judicial sources

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Police in Paris have opened an investigation after an actress accused French film director Luc Besson of rape, judicial …

Few calls for reform after shooting in gun-loving Texas

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February's school massacre in Parkland, Florida inspired students to launch a spirited gun control movement. Similar …

Texas school shooting: What we know

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The latest mass shooting at a US school unfolded Friday in the Texas town of Santa Fe, where 10 people were killed by a …

Windsor cheers, waves flags for 'dream' royal wedding

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There was silence in Windsor as thousands of well-wishers listened to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle say their vows -- …

Cuba mourns after 107 killed in airliner crash

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Cuba began two days of national mourning Saturday for victims of the crash of a state airways plane that killed all but …

Buffon bids tearful farewell to Juventus

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Italy great Gianluigi Buffon played his final game for Juventus on Saturday before tearfully exiting after a …

Chelsea, Man Utd battle to be Cup kings in England's other showpiece

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The eyes of the world may be on a Royal wedding at Windsor, but 18 miles to the east English football's own showpiece …

Harry and Meghan marry in emotional star-studded pageant

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the knot on Saturday in a star-studded Windsor Castle ceremony watched the world …

Five key moments from Britain's royal wedding

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From Meghan Markle's solo walk up the aisle to marry Prince Harry to celebrity guests and a fiery sermon, here are five …

Saudis detain women's advocates ahead of driving ban lift

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Saudi authorities have arrested seven prominent women's rights advocates, dividing public opinion just weeks before the …

Harry and Meghan marry in emotional wedding

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Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle became husband and wife in a star-studded Windsor Castle ceremony on Saturday, …

Harry and Meghan hold hands at emotional wedding service

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US TV star Meghan Markle joined Britain's Prince Harry at the altar on Saturday wearing a flowing white dress in front …

Chelsea future shouldn't depend on Cup final: Conte

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Under-fire Chelsea manager Antonio Conte believes his future at the club shouldn't depend on beating Manchester United …

Race for gold reaches climax at politically charged Cannes

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A jury led by Cate Blanchett will crown the winner of the coveted Palme d'Or for best film at Cannes Saturday, after a …

Harry and Meghan head to the chapel to wed as world watches

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Britain's Prince Harry and US TV star Meghan Markle headed to the chapel cheered on by jubilant crowds on Saturday for …

Cleric Sadr wins Iraq poll but forming government far off

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Final results from Iraq's election confirmed Saturday that an alliance spearheaded by populist cleric Moqtada Sadr has …

Prince Harry to marry Meghan Markle as world watches

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Britain's Prince Harry and US TV star Meghan Markle tie the knot on Saturday in front of celebrity guests and tens of …

'One of us': Global royalists descend on Windsor for wedding

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Crowds of colourful royal enthusiasts from around the world flocked to Windsor on Saturday, turning the historic British …

'It was terrifying': Students reel from latest US school shooting

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Evan San Miguel, a freshman at Santa Fe High School, said he was in his art class early Friday when a fellow student …

Harry, Meghan will be Duke and Duchess of Sussex

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Prince Harry and his bride Meghan Markle will be known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex after their wedding on …

EU commissioner in Iran in bid to protect trade ties

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EU Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete arrived in Tehran on Saturday to present plans for continuing oil and gas …

'Like a fairy tale': Bleary-eyed royalists party in Windsor

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Hardy campers and early risers turned the town of Windsor into a sea of red, white and blue on Saturday, bringing the …

Afghan cricket stadium attack leaves 8 dead, 45 wounded

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Eight people were killed and 45 wounded in a series of explosions targeting a cricket match in the eastern Afghan city …

Cleric Moqtada Sadr wins Iraq election but forming government far off

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The final results of Iraq's elections confirmed Saturday a breakthrough for nationalist cleric Moqtada Sadr, who was in …

Chun leads rain-hit Kingsmill Championship by one shot

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Chun In-gee fired a five-under 66 to take the clubhouse lead in the second round of the USLPGA Kingsmill Championship …

Lurid tale of bribery and murder looms anew for Malaysia's Najib

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Ousted Malaysian premier Najib Razak is already in hot water over allegations he looted state funds, but his legal woes …

Hitler definitely died in 1945 according to new study of his teeth

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Adolf Hitler definitely died in 1945 in Berlin, from taking cyanide and a bullet, according to French researchers who …

Ledecky dominates in 200m free victory in Indianapolis

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Katie Ledecky bagged her third victory in three days at the Pro Swim Series meet in Indianapolis on Friday with a …

More than 100 killed in Cuba airliner crash

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A Cuban state airways plane with 110 passengers and crew on board crashed shortly after taking off from Havana on …

Minute-by-minute guide to Britain's royal wedding

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The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday will be a fun-filled occasion but run with military precision, …

More than 100 feared dead in Cuba airliner crash

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A Cuban state airways plane with 110 passengers and crew on board crashed shortly after taking off from Havana on …

Hats and bowing: An etiquette guide to the royal wedding

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In marrying into one of the world's most exclusive families, US former actress Meghan Markle will soon have to learn …

Ten dead in Texas school shooting, student arrested

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Ten people, mostly students, were killed when a teenage classmate armed with a shotgun and a revolver opened fire in a …

Cuba air crash: What we know

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A passenger plane operated by Cuba's state airline crashed shortly after takeoff with 110 people on board in Havana on …

Leishman maintains early 2nd round lead at Byron Nelson

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Australian Marc Leishman followed up his career-best 61 with a five-under-par 66 on Friday to stay atop the Byron Nelson …

Wall Street swings to split finish as trade unease persists

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Wall Street had a lackluster finish on Friday, with stocks sagging under the weight of trade uncertainties as the White …

Nadal, Djokovic to meet for 51st time in Rome

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Novak Djokovic set up an Italian Open semi-final blockbuster against old rival Rafael Nadal after both former world …

Texas shooter had 'born to kill' t-shirt

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Dimitrios Pagourtzis, who police say shot 10 people dead Friday at his Texas high school, recently posted a picture of a …

Dozens feared dead as Cuba airliner crashes on takeoff

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A Cuban state airways plane with more than 100 people on board crashed shortly after taking off from Havana Friday, …

Italy awaits PM nominee after populists unveil government programme

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Anti-establishment and far-right parties began haggling over who will be Italy's next prime minister after publishing a …

UN votes to send war crimes probe to Gaza

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The UN Human Rights Council voted Friday to send a team of international war crimes investigators to probe the deadly …

Prince Charles to walk Markle down the aisle

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Meghan Markle will begin her walk down the aisle on her own when she marries Prince Harry before being joined by his …

EU launches steps to fight US sanctions on Iran

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The European Union took steps Friday to avoid reimposed US sanctions on Iran and save the international nuclear deal, as …

Prince Charles to walk Markle down aisle

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Meghan Markle will begin her walk down the aisle on her own when she marries Prince Harry before being joined by his …

At least eight dead in Texas school shooting, student arrested

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At least eight people were killed and around a dozen injured when a heavily-armed 17-year-old student opened fire at his …

Many feared dead as Cuba airliner crashes on takeoff

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A Cuban state airways plane with 104 passengers on board crashed shortly after taking off from Havana Friday, leaving a …

Airliner crashes on takeoff from Havana

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A Cuban state airways plane with 104 passengers on board crashed shortly after taking off Friday from Havana's Jose …

At least eight dead in Texas high school shooting

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At least eight people were killed when a student opened fire at his Texas high school on Friday, as President Donald …

All Chilean bishops quit over child abuse scandal

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Thirty-four Chilean bishops announced their resignation Friday over a child sex abuse scandal within the Church in Chile …

DR Congo triggers 'action plan' as Ebola toll mounts

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The Democratic Republic of Congo joined with world agencies and neighbouring countries on Friday in boosting the …

What the populists are proposing for Italy

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Italian anti-establishment and far-right parties Friday took a step closer to forming a government by publishing a joint …

All Chilean bishops quit over child abuse scandal: spokesman

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Thirty-four Chilean bishops announced their resignation Friday over a child sex abuse scandal within the Church in Chile …

UN, East Africa boost response as Ebola toll mounts in DR Congo

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World agencies and neighbouring countries on Friday hiked their response to an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic …

Italian populists unveil joint government programme

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Italian anti-establishment and far-right parties took a step closer to forming a government by publishing a joint policy …

Watchdogs step up response in DR Congo as Ebola toll mounts

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World agencies and neighbouring countries on Friday hiked their response to an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic …

Egypt opens Gaza border for Ramadan after protesters killed

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has taken the rare decision to open the Rafah border crossing with Gaza for the …

EU moves to shield EU firms from US sanctions against Iran

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The EU launched formal steps Friday aimed at sparing European firms fallout from US sanctions on Iran as part of efforts …

'Markle Debacle' puts palace in a spin

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The circus surrounding Meghan Markle's family has caught Prince Harry and the palace on the hop, with precious little …